Independent School District
9755 FM Rd. 50
Mumford, TX 77807-1439
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Our weekly Home Bulletin will contain information relating to school events, news, and activities. New bulletins are sent home each week in the students’ Monday Folders and will be posted here each Monday after 12 pm. You will also be able to download previous bulletins in the links listed below.

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Posted 5-21-2018

Letter Jacket Fittings: All students eligible to order letter jackets will be fitted on Monday, May 21, at 2:30 in the Elem Science Lab. If you choose to get "extras" added to your jacket then the money and order forms need to be turned in to Ms. McDonough by Wednesday, May 23.

Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance Reward Event: We will have rewards events this week for perfect attendance and Gold honor roll. Parties for 1st - 2nd will be on Monday, May 21, and on Tuesday, May 22, for grades PreK - K. We will treat the kids to a movie, ice cream, popcorn and drinks.

Six Weeks Tests and Semester Exams: Six Weeks tests for grades 1 - 8 and semester exams for 9 -12th grades will be Monday, May 21, to Wednesday, May 23.  Periods 3, 5, & 7 will be on Monday, and 2, 4, & 6th periods will be on Tuesday, 1st period will be Wednesday.  

Summer School Letters: If a student in grades K - 8 is recommended for a summer program then they will be getting letters sent home with them TODAY, Monday, May 21. Letters were MAILED if your child is going to be REQUIRED or RETAINED. Please be looking for these letters.  Some students will not receive letters. Your child's letter is determined by their grades, ITBS, STAAR results, and teacher recommendation.  If you have any questions, once you receive your letter, please call the school and speak with the office.  Letters will say one of three things:

  1. Summer Help Recommended - There were some concerns about your child's progress and a summer program would be beneficial but they are promoted.
  2. Summer School Required - In order to be promoted to the next grade your child is required to go to summer school.
  3. Retention - Your child is not prepared for the next grade and is being retained.

AR "Big Event" Carnival: On Wednesday, May 23, we will have the AR "Big Event" for students in grades PreK - 5. This is a HUGE activity each year for the kids and they really enjoy it. Students will receive some tickets for each six weeks they made their AR goal, and additional tickets can be bought for the AR Carnival. Pre K 3 and 4 will be at the carnival from 8:45 to 9:30, Kindergarten - 2nd grades from 10:00 to 11:15, and grades 3 to 5 from 12:45 to 2:00.

Graduations: We will have Graduation Ceremonies on Thursday, May 24. Our first ceremony of the day is Kindergarten at 9:00 am, 8th grade Graduation at 11:00, and our HS Graduation will be at 7:00 pm. We welcome everyone to come out for these events! All ceremonies will take place in the Mumford HS gym.

Dismissal: The last day of school will be Thursday, May 24; dismissal is at 12:00. Buses will run at noon.

Summer Camps: We have some excited camps planned for kids this summer; please see the information below for basketball camp, volleyball, band and mini-cheer. Everyone needs to come out and participate in these GREAT camps, grab your friends and sign up! If your child is interested in attending the camp, fill out camp registration form and turn it in to the front office.

  • Girls' Basketball Camp: The camp will take place May 30 - June 1. They will be separated by age groups. Current students in grades 2 - 5 (incoming grades 3 - 6) will be from noon - 2, and current students in grades 6 - 8 (incoming grades 7 - 9) will be from 2 - 4 pm. Cost is $40. Sign up by May 4.
  • Boys' Basketball Camp: The camp will take place June 4 - 6. Camp is for boys in current grades 2 - 8 (incoming 3rd - 9th graders). Camp will run from 1 - 4:00 pm; and cost is $40. Sign up by May 4.
  • Volleyball Camp: Camps will take place July 16-18. Current Students in grades 3 - 5 (incoming grades 4 - 6) will be from 8:30 - 10:30, and camp for current 6th - 7th graders (incoming grades 7 & 8) will be 10:30 - 12:30.  Cost is $40. Registration due by Thursday, May 24.
  • Mini-cheer Camp: Paperwork is going home this week for mini-cheer camp. Early registration is due on May 24, if paid by this date the cost is $60.  Camp will be July 23 - 26, from 8:00 - 11:30, camps participants will also receive t-shirts and pom-poms!
  • Band Camp: Band camp will take place July 23 - 26 from 12:00 - 3:30, cost is $25. Register now for fun and music!

Congratulations Mumford HS: US News and Report has recently published their list of top high school in the country. Mumford HS received a Bronze rating, which only 16% of high schools earned out of more than 20,500 schools that were evaluated. Congratulations teachers, staff and students!

Congratulations: Andrew Eckenrode was selected as a TABC All Star basketball player and played in the 1A - 4A All Star Game this past Friday at Trinity University. Congrats, Andrew.  Great job!

Medication Pick-Up: If your student has medications at school, please have it picked up by a parent/guardian from the school nurse office.  If not picked up by May 25 at 10 am they will be destroyed.

Note from Mr. Bienski: Please read the letter from Mr. Bienski to all parents, students and friends of Mumford School.